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  1. Cardinals release outfielder Shane Robinson

    Nov 18, 2014, 8:14 PM EST

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    From Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish comes word that the Cardinals have cut ties with outfielder Shane Robinson, a fifth-round pick from the 2006 draft who has appeared in a total of 268 major league games.

  2. Diamondbacks, Marlins interested in James Shields

    Nov 18, 2014, 7:38 PM EST

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    There is a clear need for a front-line starter in Arizona, and new chief baseball officer Tony La Russa is exploring all of his options.

  3. Cardinals reportedly joining pursuit of Jon Lester

    Nov 18, 2014, 6:25 PM EST

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    Might the Cardinals be a darkhorse in the Jon Lester sweepstakes? Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM says they are “in pursuit,” citing a club source.

  4. Cubs acquire Tommy La Stella from the Braves

    Nov 16, 2014, 4:49 PM EST

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    From Mark D. Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune comes word that the Cubs have acquired infielder Tommy La Stella and international signing slot No. 4 from the Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino and three international signing bonus slots.

  5. Giants impersonate Madison Bumgarner

    Nov 16, 2014, 4:33 PM EST

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    This is about a week old but still pretty hilarious.

  6. Twins showing interest in free agent Justin Masterson

    Nov 16, 2014, 3:25 PM EST

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    Justin Masterson had a dreadful 2014, posting a 5.88 ERA and 1.63 WHIP in 128 2/3 innings between the Indians and Cardinals, but the free agent right-hander is already drawing a decent amount of interest on the open market as clubs look to the bargain bin for potential reclamation projects.

  7. Video: Yasiel Puig’s diving catch in Tokyo

    Nov 16, 2014, 1:58 PM EST

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    Here’s a smooth diving catch that right fielder Yasiel Puig pulled off in the fourth inning of Sunday evening’s 6-1 win for the visiting MLB All-Stars …

  8. Blue Jays “have established contact” with Hanley Ramirez

    Nov 16, 2014, 12:44 PM EST

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    FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi reports that the Blue Jays front office has “established contact” with the reps for free agent infielder Hanley Ramirez, but then adds that the Jays are “not actively pursuing him now.”

  9. Mariners have “fielded inquiries” on Hisashi Iwakuma

    Nov 16, 2014, 11:29 AM EST

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    Could the Mariners be dangling Hisashi Iwakuma?

  10. Video: Justin Morneau homers at the Tokyo Dome

    Nov 16, 2014, 9:25 AM EST

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    Watch as Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau goes deep to give the MLB All-Stars a 4-1 lead over Samurai Japan on Sunday night at the Tokyo Dome …

  11. Blue Jays trade outfielder Anthony Gose to Tigers for top-rated second base prospect

    Nov 12, 2014, 11:43 PM EST

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    Shi Davidi of Canada’s Sportsnet reports that the Blue Jays have traded outfielder Anthony Gose to the Tigers for second base prospect Devon Travis.

  12. Cubs to host Jon Lester in Chicago sometime next week

    Nov 12, 2014, 11:26 PM EST

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    Jon Lester’s agent reportedly met with Red Sox officials Wednesday for an “extended period of time.” The tour will continue to the north side of Chicago.

  13. Photo: Corey Kluber celebrates Cy Young with daughter

    Nov 12, 2014, 10:11 PM EST

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    Here’s an adorable photo from Amanda Kluber, the wife of Corey Kluber, showing the Indians ace celebrating his 2014 American League Cy Young Award victory with his young daughter …

  14. Pirates acquire catcher Francisco Cervelli from Yankees

    Nov 12, 2014, 9:27 PM EST

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    As first reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Pirates have acquired catcher Francisco Cervelli from the Yankees. Joel Sherman at the New York Post confirms the news and says left-handed reliever Justin Wilson is headed to the Yankees in return.

  15. Cardinals GM John Mozeliak issues statement on report that Oscar Taveras was drunk

    Nov 12, 2014, 8:53 PM EST

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    Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has issued a statement on the recent report out of the Dominican Republic that Oscar Taveras was heavily-intoxicated during his fatal car crash …

  16. Andrew Miller reportedly seeking four-year deal

    Nov 12, 2014, 8:42 PM EST

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    Andrew Miller is probably the best reliever on the open market this winter and his free agency is not tied to draft pick compensation like, say, David Robertson, so he is setting his sights sky-high.

  17. Oscar Taveras was drunk during fatal car crash

    Nov 12, 2014, 7:34 PM EST

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    Dominican officials have informed the Associated Press that Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras was drunk — five times the legal limit, in fact — when he died in a car crash on October 26.

  18. Corey Kluber edges Felix Hernandez for the 2014 American League Cy Young Award

    Nov 12, 2014, 7:01 PM EST

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    Indians right-hander Corey Kluber has been named the 2014 American League Cy Young Award winner by the Baseball Writers Association of America. He received 17 of the 30 first-place votes. Mariners ace Felix Hernandez received the other 13 and finished second.

  19. Clayton Kershaw wins the 2014 National League Cy Young Award by unanimous vote

    Nov 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EST

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    In the least-surprising result of this award season, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been named the 2014 Cy Young Award winner in the National League by the Baseball Writers Association of America. It was a unanimous vote — the first since Tigers righty Justin Verlander won unanimously in 2011.

  20. Blue Jays to meet with Pablo Sandoval next week

    Nov 9, 2014, 4:03 PM EST

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    Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports that the Blue Jays are planning to meet next week with free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval and his representatives.

  21. Wrigley Field renovation update

    Nov 9, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    The fine folks at SB Nation’s Bleed Cubbie Blue have posted a photo gallery of the ongoing Wrigley Field renovation project, which is on schedule to be completed by Opening Day 2015. The right and left field bleachers have been demolished, offering some really interesting views of the historic ballpark …

  22. Video: Players, coaches talk Japan All-Star Series

    Nov 9, 2014, 1:02 PM EST

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    Some of the coaches and players participating in this month’s Japan All-Star Series spoke about their expectations for the experience this weekend with MLB.com …

  23. Phillies looking for “at least three top prospects” in return for ace left-hander Cole Hamels

    Nov 9, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    The Phillies are expected to dangle ace left-hander Cole Hamels this offseason to potentially spur an organizational rebuild, but he has a 20-team no-trade clause and the asking price is apparently going to be sky-high.

  24. Brandon Finnegan cheered at K-State vs. TCU game

    Nov 9, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

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    Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan drew heavy cheers from the crowd at Saturday’s Kansas State vs. TCU college football game.

  25. Video: Introducing new Dodgers GM Farhan Zaidi

    Nov 9, 2014, 9:53 AM EST

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    Hear from new Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi in an interview with MLB.com …

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